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Montrose, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Montrose had a population of 3,121 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Montrose is located at latitude 45.0669 and longitude -93.9176 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Montrose (GNIS ID: 2395389) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montrose population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montrose: City of Montrose.

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Montrose, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,121
Population in Households 3,118
Population in Familes 2,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 975
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,131
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 820
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $165,712
Average Home Value $197,086


Median Household Income $65,273
Average Household Income $80,034
Per Capita Income $28,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.69%
Households 1.3% 1.54%
Families 1.79% 1.56%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Montrose, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 202 78th
Population Density1 # 296 67th
Diversity Index2 # 366 59th
Median Household Income # 163 82nd
Per Capita Income # 385 58th

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